Noxious Weed Awareness Week Weed Pull Event Scheduled for June 9th
June 7, 2021
HELENA, MT -– In observation of Noxious Weed Awareness Week, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is hosting a weed pull and trailhead clean-up event at the Old Shooting Range Adopt-A-Trailhead location in Helena from 2 – 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9th. The event is open to the public and will feature a series of guest speakers, including Lieutenant Governor Kristen Juras, and learning opportunities presented by partner organizations such as the Montana Invasive Species Council, the Montana Weed Control Association, the Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign, and Lewis and County Weed District.
What: Noxious Weed Awareness Week Adopt-A-Trailhead Cleanup and Weed Pull
When: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Old Shooting Range Trailhead (1782 Davis Gulch Rd. Helena, MT)
Why: Noxious weeds pose a serious threat to Montana’s environment and economy. This event is an opportunity to learn more about prevention and management strategies, engage with professionals dedicated to these efforts, and work together to beautify an Adopt-A-Trailhead location in Helena, MT.
Those interested in joining are asked to bring gloves and weeding tools if they have them. Bags for weeds and water will be provided, and the efforts of attendees will be rewarded with root beer floats!
Source: MT Dept. of Agriculture